Bess Truman: Life in the Spotlight
Photographs, documents and artifacts from Bess Truman's life as the wife of a senator and President.
Formal portrait of Bess Wallace Truman, circa 1935. Probably taken after Harry Truman was elected senator.
Made by S.T. Dupont, Paris, France Travel case containing matching toilet articles. Documented as being given to Bess Truman by Vincent Auriol, President of France in 1951. HSTR 888-926.
Two of Bess Truman's perfume bottles. Guerlain and Chanel No 5, HSTR 14621, 14632